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Day 3 NEDA Week: Count Your Blah Blahssings Baby!!




If you are like most people, you thrive on positive reinforcement and disintegrate just a bit each time you are shamed or told you are wrong. So why do we give our power over to negative reinforcements like scales, diet … Continue reading

25. February 2014 by Dr. Deah
Categories: BEDA, Binge Eating, Body Acceptance, Body Image, diets, Dr. Deah, Dr. Deah's Calmanac, Eating disorders, Fashion, Men and Eating Disorders, NEDA, Weight | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Day Two of NEDA Week: I Had no Idea!




Eating disorders are serious illnesses, not lifestyle choices. “Eating disorders are complex illnesses that arise from a combination of long-standing behavioral, emotional, psychological, interpersonal, biological and social factors. As our natural body size and shape is largely determined by genetics, … Continue reading

24. February 2014 by Dr. Deah
Categories: BEDA, Binge Eating, Body Acceptance, Body Image, diets, Dr. Deah, Dr. Deah's Calmanac, Eating disorders, NEDA, Size Acceptance, Weight | Tags: , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What Healthy Weight Week Means to Me




Hello again!  Wow, two blogs in one week?  That is unheard of! I am sorry to be taking up too much of your time but I figure you can always just delete this from your inbox if you are feeling … Continue reading

22. January 2014 by Dr. Deah
Categories: ASDAH, Blogging, Body Acceptance, Body Image, diets, Dr. Deah, Dr. Deah's Calmanac, Eating disorders, HAES®, Healthy Weight Week, Weight, Weight Stigma | Tags: , , , , , | 3 comments

Slim Chance!




The Slim Chance Awards were announced!!  For those of you who are unaware, The Slim Chance Awards are given to the most outrageous and egregious weight loss hoaxes of the year.  (Click here for full list of winners…er um losers…) … Continue reading

09. January 2014 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Blogging, Body Acceptance, Body Image, Dr. Deah, Dr. Deah's Calmanac, Eating disorders, Healthy Weight Week, Size Acceptance, Weight | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Dr. Deah ja Vu (5)




If you are having that strange feeling that you have been here before, worry not…there is a very good likelihood that you have!  Every January, for the past 5 years I have posted this video on my Facebook page and … Continue reading

02. January 2014 by Dr. Deah
Categories: ASDAH, BEDA, Binge Eating, Body Acceptance, Body Image, diets, Dr. Deah, Dr. Deah's Calmanac, Eating disorders, EDRC, Ellen Glovsky, HAES®, Healthy Weight Week, NAAFA, NEDA, Obesity, Renfrew, Size Acceptance, Tri Delta, Weight | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 comments

FREEZE! POLICE!!




Trigger warning for:  Just about everything that may cause you to want to pull a trigger, or trigger feelings about body issues.      FREEZE! (it’s the fat) POLICE!!! I was driving off to my beloved Lake Merritt to meet with … Continue reading

05. December 2013 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Binge Eating, Body Acceptance, Body Image, diets, Dr. Deah, Eating disorders, HAES®, Size Acceptance, Weight, Weight Stigma | Tags: , , | 2 comments

THIRD TIME’S THE CHARM!




DATELINE:  October 21, 2013:  JOIN OUR CRUSADE! In March, 2011, I wrote a blog post for Eating Disorders Online entitled, Dear Michelle, about Michelle Obama’sLet’s Move Campaign.  In my article, I referenced  Paul Campos’ piece in the Daily Beast where … Continue reading

21. October 2013 by Dr. Deah
Categories: BEDA, Binge Eating, Blogging, Body Acceptance, Body Image, Dr. Deah, Eating disorders, HAES®, Obesity, Size Acceptance, Weight, Weight Stigma | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 comments

Score!!!




Twenty Years.  TWENTY Years.  Two Decades.  A Score.  An infamous date in the life of Sgt. Pepper and his band. The amount of time I lived before College Graduation.  (Your math is fine, I graduated early).  The amount of time … Continue reading

19. January 2013 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Body Image, Dr. Deah, HAES®, Mindful Eating, Size Acceptance, Weight | Tags: , , , , , | 4 comments

The Cure or…




Dr. Seuss Meets Size Acceptance As a girl I was protected from the Measles and the Mumps but not from the dis-ease caused by chubby thighs and lumps. I felt dejected when rejected and not labeled as a beauty. “Conforming,” … Continue reading

12. January 2013 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Body Acceptance, Body Image, Dr. Deah, HAES®, NAAFA, Size Acceptance, Weight | Tags: , , , , , , | 4 comments

Cereal Killer




This is the first of two pieces I am writing in honor of the NOW Foundation’s 15th annual Love Your Body Day taking place on Oct. 17th. If you are interested in participating in a NOW fundraiser in honor of … Continue reading

06. October 2012 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Body Acceptance, Body Image, Dr. Deah, Eating disorders, HAES®, Mindful Eating, Weight | Tags: , , , , | 21 comments

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